Borussia Dortmund put in over 130 million euros in the summer in transfers. And yet, the bosses at least since the 0: 4 debacle at FC Bayern Munich, the knowledge seems to have matured: That's probably not enough. That's why BVB is now considering a winter purchase. Mario Mandzukic is again traded by Juventus Turin. According to "Sport Bild", it is possible that the Croatian Vice World Champion will again be a topic in Dortmund in the winter. Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri had retired the 33-year-old, Mandzukic allowed to leave the Old Lady in January.
In the past transfer period, the BVB leaders had still spoken against the obligation of another shock striker as an alternative to Paco Alcácer. Mandzukic was already associated with the runner-up at the time. Although BVB has invested well over € 100 million in new acquisitions this season, including Julian Brandt, Thorgan Hazard, Nico Schulz and Mats Hummels. However, the team has not demonstrated real title maturity yet. With the exception of Hummels, all the newcomers showed too great fluctuations in form, and the Westphalia scores hardly any goals. Also, because Alcácer has to fight again and again with injuries. That is why the management of the BVB now apparently to. According to a report of the "Bild", managing directors Hans-Joachim Watzke and sports director Michael Zorc want to sign another real genuine nine in January to fill the squad gap – possibly Mandzukic.